An island community separated from Oakland by a narrow channel
Fairly large city on the shoreline of the Delta
Home to the world famous University of California, Berkeley
Birthplace of jazz legend Dave Brubeck
East Bay's 2nd largest city with one of the largest Afghan communities in the U.S. and the northern edge of Silicon Valley
California State University, East Bay
The East Bay's largest city, and the home of Oakland International Airport
One of America's wealthiest mid-size cities, with a (somewhat) historic district and numerous upscale restaurants
World headquarters of Otis Spunkmeyer, hotels, Chabot Dam (first dam in Northern California), shopping malls, parks, beaches and business industries
The best shopping in the Bay Area behind San Francisco
This 20,000 acre park provides great hiking opportunities on a mountain that dominates the landscape for most of central and eastern Contra Costa County. It offers an incredible viewshed, with views on clear days stretching 181 miles to Mount Lassen.
This East Bay Regional Park District park surrounds Lake Del Valle, and includes wilderness areas with canyons, woodlands, grasslands, and some quite dramatic rock formations.
not as densely populated as other parts of the Bay Area, but home to wine country and natural scenery.
this is where San Jose and Santa Clara can be found, and is known for being a major center of technology.
a suburban region on the west side of the San Francisco Bay and is a peninsula that goes from the South Bay to the Golden Gate.
Lying across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco, the East Bay consists primarily of Contra Costa County and Alameda County. It has a unique culture that's more laid back and uncomplicated than its Western neighbors.
There is Golden Gate Transit; however, a lot of the East Bay doesn't really fit with the idea of bus services, and few people use the local buses for transport either in or around the region.
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